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Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half' (2020)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. (in press). Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half'. In Shadow Cinema: The Historical and Production Context of Unmade Films (57-70). (1). Bloomsbury

Between 1967 and 1984, British independent producer Michael Klinger attempted to make a war film initially called Parachute that was renamed A Man and a Half. It was an international production through which as Klinger hoped to establish himself as a... Read More about Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half'.

Always in with the in-crowd: Vogue and the cultural politics of gender, place, class and taste (2020)
Book Chapter
Tincknell, E. (in press). Always in with the in-crowd: Vogue and the cultural politics of gender, place, class and taste. In J. Hollows, & L. Forster (Eds.), Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1940s-2000s (200-214). Edinburgh University Press

The venerable fashion magazine Vogue has always associated itself with the interests of the ruling class, through the cultural and symbolic capital exhibited by the diffused aesthetic of its fashion spreads and through its unabashed attachment to the... Read More about Always in with the in-crowd: Vogue and the cultural politics of gender, place, class and taste.

‘We shall have a fine holiday’: Imperial sentiment, unemployment and the 1928 miner-harvester scheme to Canada (2020)
Book Chapter
Fedorowich, K. (in press). ‘We shall have a fine holiday’: Imperial sentiment, unemployment and the 1928 miner-harvester scheme to Canada. In M. Ruiz (Ed.), Bridging Boundaries in British Migration History: In Memorium Eric Richards (197-225). Anthem Press

The annual migration of harvesters from central and eastern Canada to the prairies had been a regular event ever since 1890. As the wheat economy expanded, larger supplies of manpower were needed to bring in the harvest. In 1906 and 1923 British work... Read More about ‘We shall have a fine holiday’: Imperial sentiment, unemployment and the 1928 miner-harvester scheme to Canada.

Assisting people with Autism Spectrum Disorder through technology (2020)
Book Chapter
Newbutt, N. (2018). Assisting people with Autism Spectrum Disorder through technology. In A. Tatnall (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies, (1-35). Switzerland: Springer

This chapter seeks to provide a review and overview of technology that has been used to support autistic people. The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of technology used by autistic groups contextually and historically. Materials covere... Read More about Assisting people with Autism Spectrum Disorder through technology.

Male stardom in 1960s British cinema (2020)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. (2020). Male stardom in 1960s British cinema. In Sixties British Cinema Reconsidered. , (11-28). Edinburgh University

The chapter analyses eight stars – Alan Bates, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Tom Courtenay, Albert Finney, Richard Harris, Peter O’Toole and Terence Stamp – all of whom were the product of the post-war changes (including the 1944 Education Act) that o... Read More about Male stardom in 1960s British cinema.

“Returning Home to Fight:” Bristolians in the Dominion Armies, 1914-1918 (2020)
Book Chapter
Fedorowich, K., & Booth, C. (in press). “Returning Home to Fight:” Bristolians in the Dominion Armies, 1914-1918. In D. E. Delaney, M. Frost, & A. L. Brown (Eds.), Manpower and the Armies of the British Empire in the Two World WarsCornell University Press

One issue that migration historians have ignored as a fruitful field of endeavour is the experience of thousands of British-born migrants who either came back to the United Kingdom to enlist in British regiments or enlisted in the respective dominion... Read More about “Returning Home to Fight:” Bristolians in the Dominion Armies, 1914-1918.


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